Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Load Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Load Testing over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Load Testing
UK > England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 901 732 842
Rank change year-on-year -169 +110 +33
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 247 484 442
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.27% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.30% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 201 428 374
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £33,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £80,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Load Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 150254 159112 182385
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.93% 89.36% 88.72%
Number of salaries quoted 119398 133448 151804
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,476 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.16% +5.56%

Load Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Load Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Load Testing in England

Load Testing
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Load Testing in England.

Salary trend for Load Testing in England

Load Testing
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Load Testing in England over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Load Testing in England

Load Testing
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Load Testing within the England region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -95 106 £57,500 -8.00% 3
South East +21 45 £45,000 +5.88% 2
East of England 0 31 £47,500 -9.52%
North of England -58 27 £37,500 -6.25% 4
North West -23 22 £37,500 -6.25% 4
South West +11 20 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Midlands +31 17 £41,250 -2.94% 2
West Midlands +16 10 £31,750 -33.16% 1
East Midlands +30 7 £50,000 +17.65% 1
Yorkshire -16 3 £42,500 +10.39%
North East +8 2 £21,000 -40.00%
Load Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing Load Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Load Testing.

1 141 (57.09%) Test Automation
2 132 (53.44%) Agile Software Development
3 120 (48.58%) Java
4 106 (42.91%) Selenium
5 91 (36.84%) SQL
6 83 (33.60%) QA
7 74 (29.96%) Jenkins
8 71 (28.74%) C#
9 65 (26.32%) JMeter
10 63 (25.51%) JavaScript
10 63 (25.51%) Computer Science
11 59 (23.89%) Cucumber
12 58 (23.48%) BDD
12 58 (23.48%) Web Services
13 56 (22.67%) Degree
13 56 (22.67%) Test Scripting
14 53 (21.46%) Amazon AWS
15 51 (20.65%) JIRA
15 51 (20.65%) SQL Server
15 51 (20.65%) OO
16 49 (19.84%) Linux
17 46 (18.62%) Microsoft
18 44 (17.81%) HTML
18 44 (17.81%) .NET
19 42 (17.00%) Performance Testing
20 40 (16.19%) Continuous Integration
20 40 (16.19%) CSS
20 40 (16.19%) TDD
21 39 (15.79%) Python
21 39 (15.79%) ISEB

Load Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (8.10%) Apache
1 20 (8.10%) JBoss
2 18 (7.29%) Confluence
3 11 (4.45%) Apache Solr
4 8 (3.24%) SharePoint
5 7 (2.83%) nginx
6 6 (2.43%) WildFly
7 5 (2.02%) IIS
8 4 (1.62%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (1.62%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (1.21%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.81%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.40%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (3.64%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.62%) InfoPath
2 4 (1.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.21%) SAP ERP
1 3 (1.21%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 53 (21.46%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (2.83%) SaaS
5 6 (2.43%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (2.43%) Rackspace Cloud
6 4 (1.62%) GitHub
6 4 (1.62%) Slack
7 3 (1.21%) Amazon SQS
7 3 (1.21%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.81%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.81%) BrowserStack
8 2 (0.81%) PaaS
8 2 (0.81%) Route 53
9 1 (0.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.40%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.40%) BlazeMeter
9 1 (0.40%) Sauce Labs
9 1 (0.40%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.86%) HTTP
1 12 (4.86%) TCP/IP
2 9 (3.64%) Firewall
3 4 (1.62%) TETRA
4 3 (1.21%) DNS
4 3 (1.21%) VoIP
5 2 (0.81%) Internet
5 2 (0.81%) Intranet
5 2 (0.81%) LAN
5 2 (0.81%) PuTTY
5 2 (0.81%) Software-Defined Networking
5 2 (0.81%) SSL
5 2 (0.81%) WAN
5 2 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.81%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.40%) FTP
6 1 (0.40%) RTP
6 1 (0.40%) SMS
6 1 (0.40%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (20.65%) SQL Server
2 24 (9.72%) MySQL
3 19 (7.69%) Big Data
4 15 (6.07%) NoSQL
5 12 (4.86%) JasperReports
5 12 (4.86%) Redis
6 6 (2.43%) InterSystems Cache
7 5 (2.02%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.62%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.21%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.40%) DB2
11 1 (0.40%) GIS
11 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 106 (42.91%) Selenium
2 74 (29.96%) Jenkins
3 65 (26.32%) JMeter
4 59 (23.89%) Cucumber
5 51 (20.65%) JIRA
6 37 (14.98%) WebDriver
7 29 (11.74%) JUnit
7 29 (11.74%) Visual Studio
8 24 (9.72%) Git (software)
8 24 (9.72%) Subversion
9 23 (9.31%) Maven
10 21 (8.50%) Team Foundation Server
11 16 (6.48%) SoapUI
11 16 (6.48%) SpecFlow
12 15 (6.07%) Octopus Deploy
13 14 (5.67%) Arquillian
13 14 (5.67%) Mockito
14 11 (4.45%) FogBugz
14 11 (4.45%) LoadRunner
14 11 (4.45%) Travis CI
General
1 29 (11.74%) Finance
2 21 (8.50%) Retail
3 5 (2.02%) Games
4 3 (1.21%) Automotive
4 3 (1.21%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.21%) Publishing
5 2 (0.81%) Billing
5 2 (0.81%) Law
5 2 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.40%) Electronics
6 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.40%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 67 (27.13%) Developer
2 51 (20.65%) Tester
3 32 (12.96%) Java Developer
4 28 (11.34%) Automation Tester
5 25 (10.12%) QA Engineer
5 25 (10.12%) Test Engineer
6 24 (9.72%) Analyst
7 20 (8.10%) Automation Engineer
8 19 (7.69%) Selenium Tester
9 18 (7.29%) QA Automation Engineer
10 15 (6.07%) Linux Engineer
10 15 (6.07%) Performance Tester
10 15 (6.07%) Selenium Automation Tester
11 14 (5.67%) C# Developer
11 14 (5.67%) Java Automation Tester
12 13 (5.26%) AWS Engineer
12 13 (5.26%) Test Analyst
13 12 (4.86%) DevOps Engineer
13 12 (4.86%) Software Test Engineer
13 12 (4.86%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (23.48%) Web Services
2 44 (17.81%) .NET
2 44 (17.81%) HTML
3 40 (16.19%) CSS
4 36 (14.57%) Node.js
5 32 (12.96%) XML
6 31 (12.55%) Gherkin
6 31 (12.55%) React
7 30 (12.15%) HTML5
8 28 (11.34%) AngularJS
9 27 (10.93%) RESTful
10 25 (10.12%) jQuery
10 25 (10.12%) JSON
11 23 (9.31%) SOAP
12 22 (8.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 20 (8.10%) Spring
14 14 (5.67%) Ajax
14 14 (5.67%) GWT
15 13 (5.26%) ASP.NET
15 13 (5.26%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 63 (25.51%) Computer Science
2 27 (10.93%) Algorithms
3 22 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (7.69%) Data Structures
4 19 (7.69%) User Experience
5 17 (6.88%) Management Information System
6 15 (6.07%) Greenfield Project
7 14 (5.67%) Linux Command Line
8 7 (2.83%) Mobile App
9 6 (2.43%) Blog
9 6 (2.43%) Digital Media
9 6 (2.43%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (2.43%) N-Tier
10 5 (2.02%) Data Centre
11 4 (1.62%) Fintech
11 4 (1.62%) Life Science
12 2 (0.81%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.81%) iPad
12 2 (0.81%) Replication
12 2 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 49 (19.84%) Linux
2 12 (4.86%) Windows
3 8 (3.24%) CentOS
4 6 (2.43%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.02%) Unix
5 5 (2.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.62%) Android
6 4 (1.62%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.21%) Kali Linux
7 3 (1.21%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.81%) Fedora
8 2 (0.81%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.81%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.40%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (57.09%) Test Automation
2 132 (53.44%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (23.48%) BDD
4 56 (22.67%) Test Scripting
5 51 (20.65%) OO
6 42 (17.00%) Performance Testing
7 40 (16.19%) Continuous Integration
7 40 (16.19%) TDD
8 39 (15.79%) MVC
9 38 (15.38%) E-Commerce
10 37 (14.98%) Scrum
11 36 (14.57%) Unit Testing
12 34 (13.77%) Functional Testing
12 34 (13.77%) Software Testing
13 32 (12.96%) SDLC
14 31 (12.55%) Non-Functional Testing
14 31 (12.55%) OOD
14 31 (12.55%) Scenario Testing
15 30 (12.15%) Manual Testing
16 28 (11.34%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 120 (48.58%) Java
2 91 (36.84%) SQL
3 71 (28.74%) C#
4 63 (25.51%) JavaScript
5 39 (15.79%) Python
6 27 (10.93%) Ruby
7 25 (10.12%) Bash Shell
8 22 (8.91%) PHP
9 18 (7.29%) T-SQL
10 8 (3.24%) Go
11 7 (2.83%) PowerShell
12 6 (2.43%) Perl
13 5 (2.02%) C
13 5 (2.02%) C++
13 5 (2.02%) VBScript
14 4 (1.62%) Groovy
14 4 (1.62%) Scala
14 4 (1.62%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.81%) Apple Swift
15 2 (0.81%) Rust
Qualifications
1 56 (22.67%) Degree
2 39 (15.79%) ISEB
3 38 (15.38%) Computer Science Degree
4 27 (10.93%) ISTQB
5 12 (4.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 9 (3.64%) Numerate Degree
7 4 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.21%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.81%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (0.81%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.81%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (33.60%) QA
2 3 (1.21%) ISO 14001
2 3 (1.21%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.81%) PMO
System Software
1 16 (6.48%) Docker
2 6 (2.43%) Varnish
3 1 (0.40%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 26 (10.53%) Ansible
2 24 (9.72%) Puppet
3 13 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (4.86%) HP Quality Center
5 9 (3.64%) Salt
6 6 (2.43%) HAProxy
7 5 (2.02%) Terraform
8 2 (0.81%) Kibana
8 2 (0.81%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.81%) logstash
9 1 (0.40%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.40%) Grafana
9 1 (0.40%) Mesos
9 1 (0.40%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 46 (18.62%) Microsoft
2 12 (4.86%) Oracle
3 7 (2.83%) Rackspace
4 6 (2.43%) Google
4 6 (2.43%) HP
4 6 (2.43%) Red Hat
5 5 (2.02%) Capita
5 5 (2.02%) VMware
6 4 (1.62%) DevExpress
6 4 (1.62%) SAP
6 4 (1.62%) Telerik
7 3 (1.21%) IBM
7 3 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.21%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.81%) Citrix
8 2 (0.81%) New Relic
9 1 (0.40%) Dynatrace
9 1 (0.40%) LexisNexis